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Compare 2/7 and 3/30

2/7 is greater than 3/30

Steps for comparing fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 30 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 30 = 210,
    2/7 = 2 × 30/7 × 30 = 60/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    3/30 = 3 × 7/30 × 7 = 21/210
  4. Since the denominators are now the same, the fraction with the bigger numerator is the greater fraction
  5. 60/210 > 21/210 or 2/7 > 3/30

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